rentals

June Rent Reports: Rents May be Rising, but Dallas is Still More Affordable than Other Major Cities

By Heather Hunter / June 6, 2017 / 3 Comments

Rents are up again in June, according to various reports released last week. But the severity of the situation varies, depending on which report you read. Numbers released in the National Apartment Report by Abodo.com show median rents for one-bedroom apartments in Dallas rose 5.12 percent since last month. Five percent in a month! That’s […]

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Fort Worth, Dallas Lead Nation In 2016 Rent Increases, No Relief In Sight, Say Experts

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

If it feels like you’re paying a lot for rent, you’re probably right: huge demand for DFW apartments in 2016, coupled with a shortage of supply, has pushed rents and building occupancy to record levels. DFW rent prices are now averaging almost $1,100 a month, according to MPF Research. Add to that a vacancy rate of […]

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No Day But Today — Soften The Blow of Soaring Rents With Free Tickets to RENT!

By Joanna England / September 14, 2016 / 8 Comments

Can you live La Vie Boeheme in Dallas anymore? It seems like, with all of the increases in property valuation, it’s getting harder and harder for artists to live in Big D. Rents are up throughout the city, but in areas with high levels of walkability that are close to transit, shopping, and jobs demand even higher […]

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Our CandysDirt.com Staff Shindig at the Jordan Tonight

By Candy Evans / June 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

We will be serving French 75, the drink that got me in trouble last week — KIDDING! No, we are going to let our hair down, maybe even go curly, so do pop over for a look/see at the most luxurious apartment living in Dallas du jour. I hear the views are to die for… […]

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What do Apartment Renters Want? Location is King According to New Survey

By Joanna England / December 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

I hereby dub 2016 as the “Year of the Renter” as I’ve seen more studies and press releases in the past month prognosticating rental trends and preferences than I have all through 2015. We’ve seen how Dallas rental rates take a smaller chunk of residents paychecks than in other places, we’ve seen how renters are […]

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Top 10 Most Expensive Rentals in Dallas-Fort Worth: Contemporary in Plano Tops List

By Joanna England / December 11, 2015 / 5 Comments

We’re keeping tabs on what it costs to rent luxury digs here in Dallas-Fort Worth. Last time we checked in, the most expensive rental in our region was a Spanish-style home in Volk Estates priced at a whopping $20,000 a month. Let’s just say that the list has become a tad more modest since, with the […]

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